Stefano Mastruzzi – Director
Composer, guitar player and arranger, he writes music for orchestra, documentaries, short films, realizing hundreds of arrangements and several recording productions for many well-known musicians of both pop and jazz area. As author, in 2005 he publishes the ITALIAN JAZZ REAL BOOK, the first collection of Italian Jazz, from the 50’s to nowadays, distributed in Europe by Carish. Since 1988 he is the Director of Saint Louis College of Music, founder and artistic director of the agency Saint Louis Management, and of 4 recording independent labels (Jazz Collection, Urban49, Camilla Records, ArtUro Sound).
Under his guidance, Saint Louis enormously enriched its activity, from 120 students in 1998 to 1.600 at present enrolled; it opened 4 venues in the heart of Rome (the second in 2002, the third in 2006, the fourth in 2015 and one in Brindisi (southern Italy) in 2010; it got the acknowledgement of the Ministry for Education, got acknowledged by Regione Lazio, got recognised in issuing Diplomas for both the 1st and 2nd cycle degree.